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DPSCD Destination Imagination Winners will compete in Global Competition

We are pleased to announce the grand success of our Destination Imagination teams! For the first time ever, DPSCD has students who will attend the Destination Imagination Global Competition, later next month. This problem-solving competition is comprised of the brightest young minds from 48 states, Canada, and 20 countries with more than 17,000 participants! Neinas, under the direction of Dyan Wardwell and a student from Cass, under the leadership of parent volunteer, Doris Strong, both qualified for the Global Competition. They competed against more than 200 teams, from across the state of Michigan to gain this honor. Here’s how the teams finished: Neinas Academy: 2nd Place, Improv Challenge EL [Global Finalist] Unmasked (including student from Cass Tech): 2nd Place, Project

Congratulations to the Winners of the NAACP Detroit 27th Annual Art and Essay Contest

Congratulations to our students and their teachers and schools!! The Detroit Branch NAACP will host a reception for the winner on March 28 for formal recognition. We are pleased to share with you the following DSCD student winners: Elementary School *1st Place Elementary Essay Justin Cunningham,  5th Grade        FLICS               Brandy Walker *2nd Place Elementary Essay       Jay Cheatam, 5th Grade                FLICS               Brandy Walker 3rd Place Elementary Essay  Sanjida Zaman, 2nd Grade        Davison        Dr. Shraddha Jha *1st Elementary Art              Kyla Hill, 5th Grade                FLICS               Brandy Walker *2nd Place Elementary Art   Taryn Edwards, 5th Grade        FLICS               Brandy Walker *3rd Place Elementary Art    Janiya Williams, 4th Grade        Dossin            Sharita Brooks Middle School *1st Place Middle Essay                Kennedi Reed, 7th Grade        Paul Robeson K.

JOIN US FOR HISTORIC MHSAA CHAMPIONSHIPS PARADE CELEBRATING CASS TECH AND KING

Detroit Public Schools Community District Celebrates Historic Football Teams MHSAA State Championships with World-Class Parade

In partnership with the Parade Company, DPSCD will celebrate our MHSAA Division 1 and 2 Champions with a world-class parade Monday, December 5 at 1:30 p.m. Join us in your spirit team wear as we march down Woodward with the winning teams, school marching bands and Interim Superintendent Meriweather along with “Mason” from the Mason in the Morning Show on 105.9 KISS.

The parade will step off at Grand Circus Park at 1:30p.m. and march down Woodward culminating in a rally at 2:15 p.m. in front of the Spirit of Detroit.

Come out and celebrate the Championship teams, Athletic Director Alvin Ward, Cass Tech’s Coach Wilcher and King’s Coach Spencer, along with proud DPSCD staff and students.

DPSCD is home to the MHSAA Division I and II Champions

Friday–MHSAA Division 2 Champs are crowned our Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School! Friday, November 25, 2016 was lights out at Ford Field as our King Crusaders delivered a shutout (18-0) and captured the Division 2 title and trophy. Congratulations King Crusaders! Then on Saturday—Cass Tech High School Technicians Won the MHSAA Division 1 Title! The Cass Technicians crushed Catholic Central 49-20 on Saturday, November 26, 2016 to capture the Division 1 title and trophy. NOTE: This weekend’s victories contribute to three championships for each team (Cass in 2011, 2012, 2016 & King in 2007, 2015, 2016) and both have also won back-to-back championships (Cass in seasons 2011-2012, and now King in seasons 2015-2016). Superintendent Meriweather said, “Hats off to the Crusaders and Technicians who also left

Congratulations Michigan Chronicle S.W.A.G. Scholarship Finalists

The Michigan Chronicle along with Talmer Bank is holding the First Annual S.W.A.G. (Students Wired for Achievement and Greatness) Scholarship ceremony on Wednesday, May 25 at 6 p.m., at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. The Michigan Chronicle will award 25 scholarships to Detroit High School seniors. DPS finalists include: Cass Technical High School Alana Crawford Lisbeth Garcia-Leon Raheida Khalique Terria Davis Alyson Grigsby Jonae’ Maxey Krishana Castro Daria Bailey Shahera Khandaker Chyna Ross Kiryn Swain Lori Goodwin Kala Coston Detroit International Academy for Young Women Papia Aziz Detroit School of Arts Ejiro Enajero Renaissance High School Leonard Rowe Paige Sims Akia Hewitt Western International High School Lucy Arias Congratulations finalists!

DPS Students Participate in Kroger’s Ninth Annual “I Can Make History” Contest

Student winners in Kroger’s ninth annual “I Can Make History” competition received more than $71,000 in scholarships and other prizes during the contest’s awards dinner held Saturday, April 16 at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn. More than 400 students, family members and teachers gathered to honor 93 “I Can Make History” award recipients recognized in four categories: art, essay, music and poetry. The Kroger Co. of Michigan received 1,835 entries this year from Michigan students in the 4th through 12th grades. Professionals in each category evaluated the entries and selected the winners.  All entries addressed one of two themes: Name an African American past or present that you admire and describe how that person impacted or continues to impact

Detroit Public Schools Softball League Standings

These are the league standings as of 4-29-16.   Division One East 1st: Cass 4-1 2nd: East English Village 3-2 3rd: King 2-3 2nd: Cody 1-4   Division One West 1st: Renaissance 5-0 2nd: Western 5-0 3rd: Ford 1-4 4th: Mumford 0-5   Division Two East Standings: 1st: Osborn 3-2 2nd: DIA 2-2 2nd: Southeastern 2-2 4th: Pershing 0-5   Division Two West Standings: 1st: Central 4-0 2nd: Denby 4-0 3rd: CMA 3-1 4th: DCP at NW 2-3 5th: West Side 0-5  

Detroit Public Schools Baseball League Standings

These are the league standings as of 4-29-16.   Mega League Standings 1st: Cass Tech 8-3 1st: Renaissance 8-3 3rd: Western 7-3-1 4th: King 5-5-1 5th: East English Village 3-8 6th: Mumford 1-10   West Standings 1st: Central 3-1 2nd: Ford 3-1 3rd: CMA 2-2 4th: Cody 2-2   East Standings 1st: Osborn 4-0 2nd: Denby 2-2 3rd: DCP at NW 0-4 4th: Pershing 0-4  

Softball Scores 4-25-16 and League Standings

Division One Softball games played 4-25-16: Renaissance 14 – Mumford 1 Western 16 – Ford 2 Cass 15 – East English 0 King 22 – Cody 10   Division Two Softball Games played 4-25-16: Denby 16 – Osborn 5 CMA 14 – Pershing 8 DIA 18 – West Side 5 Southeastern 6 – DCP at NW 3   Division One Standings: 1st: Renaissance 3-0, Western 3-0, Cass 3-0. 2nd: Cody 1-2, Ford 1-2, King 1-2, East English Village 1-2. 3rd: Mumford 0-3.   Division Two Standings: 1st: Central 2-0, Denby 2-0. 2nd: CMA 2-1, DIA 2-1, DCP at NW 2-1. 3rd: Osborn 1-2. 4th: Southeastern 1-1 5th: Pershing 0-3, West Side 0-3.

Softball/Baseball Week 1 Recap

Softball and Baseball have officially started this week in the Detroit Public Schools!   Softball scores from Thursday, April 14, 2016. Renaissance 11 – East English Village 5. Cass 22 – Ford 9. Osborn 19 – DCP at Northwestern 4. Northwestern 16 – King 2. Cody 19 – Mumford 17. CMA 10 – DIA 3. Central 22 – Southeastern 0. Pitcher J’Nai Sykes from Central pitched a no-hitter! West Side 7 – Pershing 8.   Baseball Scores from Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Renaissance 19 – Mumford 2. Western 16 – East English 0.